The gift of truth!

John 16:7 “Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you. 
8 And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: 
9 of sin, because they do not believe in Me; 
10 of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; 
11 of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.

12 “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 
13 However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come. 
14 He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you. 
15 All things that the Father has are Mine. Therefore, I said that He will take of Mine and declare it to you.”

It is so difficult to say goodbye to dear friends and family, and this is what Yehoshua is doing, saying His farewells to those He loves. But also, He makes them a promise as He goes.

He says, Nevertheless, I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you.” (Vs 7)

This is very much like what He said earlier. When He said, “the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you. 
I will not leave you orphans; I will come to you.”
(John 14:17, 18)

While they have difficulty understanding that He will die and be resurrected, He comforts them with the promise that they will not be abandoned / orphaned.

And there’s more, And when He has come, He will convict the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment: of sin, because they do not believe in Me; of righteousness, because I go to My Father and you see Me no more; of judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged.” (Vs 8-11)

The Holy Spirit’s mission statement is right here. He will bring conviction upon the whole world, and if we are to come under conviction of our sin, for many of us this is our first introduction to the Rauch HaKodesh, The Holy Spirit. He was there with us and we didn’t even know it.

He will point out our sin, and bring us into righteousness, and we will begin to see from His point of view as we begin to grow accustomed to having a Spirit of holiness about us. He becomes our conscience, and leads us to do and to speak what is right in Yah’s eyes.

He, the Spirit of Yah, is the catalyst for changing us into that obedient Child of God, that we will become.

“I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. 
However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.” 
(Vs 12, 13)

He realizing that they are having difficulty dealing with His farewell will not speak further about it. but will give them something to ponder, the gift of His Truth. He Speaks now of the Spirit as the bearer of all truth. That He will guide us, and lead us into knowing, speaking, and living, His truth. And whatever The Rauch hears from Heaven, that is what He speaks to us.

Here also is the Spirit of Prophecy. For as Yehoshua says, “He will tell you things to come.”

“He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you. 
All things that the Father has are Mine. Therefore, I said that He will take of Mine and declare it to you.”
(Vs 14, 15)

Because the source of the Holy Spirit is the heart and Mind of Yehoshua, He gives us the very words that we share every morning as we Take from His Word and declare it to you, my friends.

And today it is my great pleasure to reveal to you how this message is given. Yehoshua’s Spirit selected the scripture, and spoke the words, as I typed. I simply passed on to you what the Holy Spirit is telling me. And Yehoshua is glorified in what He is saying today.

This is His gift to you, so that we might grow in our understanding of how He works in our lives. He is neither dead, nor out of reach, Yehoshua is present with us through His Spirit always, and the better we get at hearing Him, and obeying, the closer He comes.

Shema Yisrael!

Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. 
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.
(James 4:7, 8)

Shalom my friends,

Chuck Greever

John 14:26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. I John 2:27 But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.

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